August 31, 2008
SCORE! Fat Cat Flanders/ Record Graveyard (7/09/08)
For a few years I have been dreaming of a trip to my boy Doc Beezy's old turf of Flint and Detroit to do some record shopping and eating. In July I finally got my chance. I found some seriously good records and toured the tastes of his youth.
Now I know why Beezy is so blah about every record store I go to with him. Detroit and Flint are the shit for records. Even if certain stores in Flint have gotten a little uppity (Price books? No portables??).
Here's the Score!
FAT CAT FLANDERS, Flint
LL COOL J- Mama Said Knock You Out (Def Jam 1990)
WOLF EYES- River Slaughter 2LP (1000 lmtd ed.) (Hospital Production 2006)
METALLICA- Ride the Lightning (Megaforce 1984)
AL GREEN- I'm Still In Love With You (Hi/London 1971/72)
THE MOTHERS OF INVENTION- We're Only in it for the Money (Verve 1967)
PANTERA- Far Beyond Driven (East/West 1993)
ROTARY CONNECTION- S/T (Cadet Concept 1967)
DENNIS COFFEY and THE DETROIT GUITAR BAND- Evolution (Sussex 1971)
JB's INTERNATIONALS- Jam II Disco Fever (Polydor 1978)
ROY AYERS UBIQUITY- Lifeline (Polydor 1977)
BOHANNON- On My Way (Polygram 1978)
VARIOUS- Folkways Electronic Music Comp (Folkways 1967)
PATRICK COWLEY feat. SYLVESTER- Do Ya Wanna Funk 12" (Megatone 1982)
KID CREOLE and the COCONUTS- Wiseguy (Sire/ ZE 1982)
ICE-T- New Jack Hustler (Nino's Theme)12" (Giant 1991)
BOHANNON- Dance Your Ass Off (Dakar 1976)
RECORD GRAVEYARD, Hamtramck
CLIPSE- Hot Damn 12" (Star Trak 2002/2003)
N.O.R.E- Nothin' 12" (Def Jam 2002)
YING YANG TWINS- Salt Shaker 12" (TVT 2003)
R.J.'s LATEST ARRIVAL- (Aerobic Dancin) Keep Dancin' (Zoo York 1982)
CLIPSE- When the Last Time b/w I'm Not You 12" (Arista 1999)
GHOSTFACE- The Pretty Toney Album (Def Jam 2004)
CHAKA KHAN- Get Ready, Get Set 12" (Warner Bros. 1980)
SPARKS- Indiscreet (Island 1975)
SPARKS- Propoganda (Island 1974)
ROYACASH- Radio Activity 12" (Sutra 1983)
BOHANNON- Let's Start the Dance b/w South African Man 12" (Bohannon ??)
GROVER WASHINGTON JR.- Mister Magic (Kudu 1975)
TREVOR HORN, PAUL MORLEY with the ART OF NOISE- Moments In Love EP (ZTT/ Island 1983)
Posted by matt at August 31, 2008 9:30 PM
anytime you want to lift weights and listen to far beyond driven let me know.
Posted by: outobol at September 1, 2008 4:02 AM
I just got that Kid Creole record too!
Mr. Magic is totally underrated by our generation.
I'm loving the blog.
Posted by: Anthony at September 1, 2008 9:16 AM
The best track on that Kid Creole record has got to be "Annie I'm Not Your Daddy." So witty and cruel. I should post that track one of these days.
Posted by: Nice! at September 1, 2008 11:25 AM
"anytime you want to lift weights and listen to far beyond driven let me know." = hilarity.
Tom wasn't with you?
It was a good time. We will have to get a bigger posse and do it again next summer (or even for the fall)
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